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Re: [css3-images] linear-gradient keywords and angles are opposite

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2011 18:18:00 -0700
Cc: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Message-Id: <30FE8AC6-449B-44A0-B842-6F2469C6163C@gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>

On Jun 8, 2011, at 5:36 PM, Sylvain Galineau wrote:

>>> Using that argument we might as well call it "foo" because "people will
>> just learn that foo means that it progresses from left to right".
>> Not so. Currently 'left' has a clearly defined meaning of "start the
>> gradient on the left". There is a logic to it that is not difficult to
>> learn. It is not a totally arbitrary name.
> We know what it is *currently*. The issue is whether it should have this
> meaning. That it can be learned is not the question either. I mean, people
> can learn floats, too ! 

Are you seriously arguing that "foo" is just as meaningful as "left" for this? Because my argument above is simply that it is not.
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